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pro-choice

noun abortion advocate, accepting abortion, approving abortion, endorsing abortion, in favor of abortion, pro-abortion, sanctioning abortion, supporting legalized abortion, supportive of abortionGenerally: self-determination
Associated concepts: abortion on demand, legalized aborrion, spontaneous abortion, voluntary abortion
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The Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada, a national pro-choice advocacy group, has called on Employment and Social Development Canada to protect vulnerable students by auditing the grants provided to anti-abortion agencies.
By contrast, the largest segment of Democrats say abortion should be legal in all circumstances, while solid majorities consider abortion morally acceptable and call themselves pro-choice.
It's getting hard for that to happen," he said of a pro-choice Republican winning a big primary race.
As a Democratic president, Obama has also made the executive gestures that are expected of him as the member of a party that is majority pro-choice (such as rescinding the "Mexico City Policy" that barred U.
GIULIANI may or may not have helped his presidential campaign by unambiguously identifying himself as pro-choice on abortion, first in a speech last week in Texas and again in Tuesday night's debate in South Carolina.
In the end, Hendershott's suggestion that the pro-choice movement be "contained" and engaged rather than fought tooth and nail seems oblivious to her own snapshot of abortion politics; pro-choicers will not surrender national abortion-on-demand without a fight.
In its biggest triumph of 2006, the club replaced Michigan Republican Joe Schwarz, a pro-choice liberal, with a vigorously pro-life pastor named Tim Walberg.
Tim Ryan, the pro-life Democrat most associated with the bill, spent over a year trying to get prolife and pro-choice Democrats on board.
Blue State Birds: How A Conservative Launched A Campaign And Found Himself The Liberal Candidate (And Still Lost) is the immensely entertaining political memoir of a moderate, pro-choice, pro-gay-marriage Republican candidate David Slavitt, who dared to run against a pro-life Democrat for the Massachusetts State Legislature in 2004.
Michigan's governor at the time, Jim Blanchard, was strongly pro-choice, but Michigan's anti-choice movement was one of the most aggressive and well organized in the country.
Despite the Keystone State's famous reputation as "Philadelphia and Pittsburgh with Alabama in between" the past four presidential elections have seen Pennsylvania go for pro-choice Democrats over pro-life Republicans.